JAK-629

Antique Print of the Luding Bridge by Kelly (c.1850)

  • Condition: Fair/good, general age-related toning. Some foxing and soiling. Blank verso, please study image carefully.
  • Date: c.1850
  • Overall size: 27 x 20.5 cm.
  • Image size: 20 x 13.5 cm.
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Description: Antique print titled 'Bridge of Chains in China'. Steel engraving of the Luding Bridge (Bridge of Chains) in China. The Luding Bridge is a bridge over the Dadu River, Sichuan, China, The bridge dates from the Qing Dynasty and is considered a historical landmark. In 1935, during the Long March, soldiers of the Fourth Regiment of the Chinese Workers and Peasants' Army secured the bridge as a river crossing vital to the Red Army. Source unknown, to be determined.

Artists and Engravers: Published by Thomas Kelly.